Costa Rica

Volunteer Global - Costa Rica

Volunteer in tropical Costa Rica with our partners Volunteering Design and Biblioteca de Jacó! Through our new pilot programs you’ll receive support and guidance before, during, and after your trip. Our partners are community-based organizations founded on the principles of supporting local, sustainable projects needed in the areas of conservation, social welfare, and cultural education.

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Animal Protection Animal Protection

Program Type: Animals & Wildlife, Conservation · Timeline: 2 weeks or longer · Cost: From $604

Through this program, you’ll volunteer with a local animal clinic organized to help control the population of animals in this Costa Rican community through spaying and neutering services. Through your volunteer project, you’ll help with:... Read more!
Local Farm In Paquera Assist With A Local Farm In Paquera

Program Type: Agriculture, Trail Building · Timeline: 1 week or longer · Cost: From $438

Through this program, you will help with: Trail building Campsite cleaning and maintenance Assisting with guava plantations Farm work can also include: Milking cows Making local cheese Learning local cooking customs You'll volunteer with... Read more!
Association For Human Rights Association For Human Rights

Program Type: Children & Youth, Community Development · Timeline: 12 weeks or longer · Cost: From $2,148

Through this project you’ll volunteer with an association for human rights, which advocates and educates on behalf of Costa Rican children and youth. The mission of this organization is to protect rights for all people, especially children and... Read more!
Cartago Botanical Garden

Program Type: Education, Environment · Timeline: 1 week or longer · Cost: From $481

Through this program, you’ll contribute to the maintenance and development of a botanical garden. Projects include: General maintenance in the garden Cleaning and trail building Caring for the field and greenhouse collections... Read more!
Cartago Orphanage Cartago Orphanage

Program Type: Children & Youth, Community Development · Timeline: 4 weeks - 24 weeks · Cost: From $936

The Orphanage of Cartago serves around 30 children ranging from 0 to 12 years. Volunteers assist with daily tasks, including helping to feed the children, playtime and socializing, and with the design of activities and general support of the... Read more!
Children's Hospital in Costa Rica Children's Hospital

Program Type: Children & Youth, Healthcare · Timeline: 4 weeks - 12 weeks · Cost: From $936

Volunteer for one of the largest hospitals for children in Latin America, San Jose, Costa Rica! The Hospital not only hosts volunteers of the medical field but any female volunteers interested on helping children ill with several sicknesses. ... Read more!
Community Development Assistance Community Development Assistance

Program Type: Animals & Wildlife, Children & Youth · Timeline: 1 week or longer · Cost: From $358

Volunteer for community school assistance in Jacó, Costa Rica! Volunteer activities with this program range from: Visiting local schools to conduct art or science activities Assisting with the mobile library project to provide library services... Read more!
English/Spanish Teacher Or Tutor English/Spanish Teacher Or Tutor

Program Type: Children & Youth, Community Development · Timeline: 1 week or longer · Cost: From $358

Volunteer as an English/Spanish teacher or tutor in Jacó, Costa Rica! Volunteer activities with this program range from: Teaching English to children and adults Assisting children with their homework in Spanish and/or English Leading/assisting... Read more!
Heredia Biodiversity Park Heredia Biodiversity Park

Program Type: Animals & Wildlife, Education · Timeline: 3 weeks or longer · Cost: From $850

Through this program, you will assist local staff with paperwork, archiving, guided tours, working in the lab with different species of insects, and helping in the park’s store.  You'll volunteer with Volunteering Design, a local organization... Read more!
Library & Learning Center Assistance Library & Learning Center Assistance

Program Type: Children & Youth, Community Development · Timeline: 1 week or longer · Cost: From $358

Volunteer for library & learning center assistance in Jacó, Costa Rica! Volunteer activities with this program range from: Receiving and cataloguing books Teaching/assisting with learning center activities such as science experiments, art... Read more!

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